Now that summer is here, many of us are looking for ways to relax and soak up the sun. If you live in an apartment complex, you probably consider the onsite swimming pool a great way to enjoy a hot day. But what happens if you or a loved one suffer an injury at the pool? Are you protected? Continue reading.
Without a doubt, airbags are a great invention. They have saved countless lives since federal legislation mandated their use in 1998. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that frontal airbags saved 50,457 lives between 1987-2017. The fact that airbags increase safety is not debated, but risks are involved with every innovation, and airbags do not escape this worry. Continue reading.
Power tools have changed the very face of many industries. Imagine how long it would take to build a house or repair a car with only hand tools. Power tools allow for rapid construction, faster repairs and they make the lives of workers easier. Power tools bring with them very real risks, however. Some of these risks are posed by inexperienced or careless workers or supervisors trying to cut corners. Sometimes the fault lies with the tool itself. Continue reading.
The decision to place an elderly loved one in an Assisted Living or Long Term Care Facility can be the hardest decision you will have to make. We want to make sure our loved ones are well cared for. It is important to look for signs of elder abuse and take the appropriate steps if this abuse is discovered. Continue reading.
Unfortunately, medical malpractice is more common than you may realize. Malpractice occurs when there is an injury or even death due to the lack of or wrong medical care because of your doctor, hospital or other healthcare providers. At the root of many medical malpractice cases is miscommunication between healthcare providers. Continue reading.
Do you suspect that structures in your home have suffered termite damage? You may think you are being paranoid because your home is protected by a termite contract with a pest control company. In this kind of situation, your imagination running away with you would be the ideal explanation. However, sometimes a company that is contractually obligated to control termites on your property may fail to meet those obligations. Continue reading.
Texting and driving is an incredibly dangerous habit that contributes to a large percentage of motor vehicle accidents in Georgia and across the United States. Looking at a cell phone for even five seconds is an enough time to miss hazards. While a driver is focused on reading or replying to a text, the cognitive processes involved are not being used to concentrate on the road.
Everyone loves to receive gifts during the holiday season, especially when the item is something unique and useful. But what happens when you or a loved one uses your new gift and sustains an injury? This tragic circumstance happens more than most people realize. Of course, getting the necessary medical attention is your first priority. But the question must be asked, was the product defective? The Taylor Anderson Law Firm of Charleston, South Carolina, can provide assistance in these unfortunate cases. Continue reading.
Have you taken the time to count the cost of your car accident? It can be difficult to focus on your financial situation right after a crash. However, if you don’t start thinking about the ways that your injuries will impact your bank balance, crippling debt can creep up on you rather quickly. There are countless ways that a car accident can negatively affect your finances. If you were not at fault in the accident, it may be time to consider seeking compensation. Continue reading.
A home is a long term and costly investment. With all the parties involved, building and remodeling a home can be overwhelming. Faulty design, defective materials, and faulty work can all lead to construction defects. Determining the nature of the defect and its location are both critical in determining the responsible party. Construction defects can be complex, but a construction defect lawyer can help to resolve the issue and protect your rights. Continue reading.